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2019 Ford Ranger Vs the Toyota Tacoma - Matteson IL

2019 Ford Ranger Vs the Toyota Tacoma – The Best Choice for the Residents of Matteson, IL

Today we’re going to look at a comparison between the newest 2019 Ford Ranger, the midsize pickup with plenty of new innovative features inside and a robust and practical exterior against the Toyota Tacoma, one of the competitors in the market. The 2019 Ford Ranger has finally made its return after a 13 year absence and has upgraded in size from a small size pickup to a mid-size pick up.

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2019 Ford Ranger Vs Toyota Tacoma Performance

One of the main things more and more people want out of a robust and reliable pick-up truck is a good towing capacity. This is where the 2019 Ford Ranger excels with a maximum towing capacity of 7,500lbs in comparison to the 6,800lb limit on the 2019 Toyota Tacoma. When it comes to the engine and potential Ranger has a 2.3L turbocharger 4 cylinder engine which is smaller than the 2.7L 4 cylinder found in the Tacoma however the 2019 Ford Ranger produces a robust 270 horsepower and 310 pounds per feet of torque as opposed to 150 horsepower and 180 pounds per feet of torque when it comes to the 2019 Toyota Tacoma.

2019 Ford Ranger:

  • 2.3L EcoBoost engine with stop & start technology
  • 270 horsepower
  • 10 speed automatic transmission
  • Harness and Trailer Sway Control
  • Towing Capacity of 7,500lbs

2019 Toyota Tacoma:

  • 2.7L 4 cylinder engine
  • 159 horsepower
  • 6 speed automatic transmission
  • Towing capacity of 6,800lbs
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2019 Ford Ranger Vs Toyota Tacoma Technology

When it comes to the technology inside the truck both the 2019 Ford Ranger and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma both have included new innovative gadgets however the advantage that the Ranger has here is with the in-house built SYNC3 system that is exclusively built for Ford. It comes with an intuitive voice control system that listens and recognizes many voice commands that help the driver to control many different aspects of the car. This is also where you’ll find the systems of Android Auto and Apple Car Play that allow you to connect your smartphone to the car. The 2019 Toyota Tacoma does also have a touchscreen but on a smaller size with it being just 6.1 inches with basic voice recognition.

2019 Ford Ranger:

  • Ford SYNC3 system
  • Apple Car Play & Android Auto
  • 8 inch touchscreen
  • Dual LCD productivity screens
  • Trailer Sway Control and Rear View Camera
  • Ford Co-Pilot 360

2019 Toyota Tacoma:

  • Entune Audio and Six speaker audio system
  • 6.1 inch touchscreen display
  • Voice Recognition
  • Bluetooth & Hands free
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2019 Ford Ranger Vs Toyota Tacoma Interior/Cargo/ Utitly

When it comes to how much space you’re going to find inside your pickup cab the 2019 Ford Ranger Super Crew cabs are much more spacious than that of the Tacoma Double Cab, mainly due to the high mounted seats inside the Ford Ranger. The Ranger also has tailgate rear cargo access that seems to be absent when looking at the Toyota Tacoma. Both of the pick-up trucks have enough seats to travel 5 people with comfort and ease.

2019 Ford Ranger:

  • Securilock Anti-Theft Ignition
  • 4-way manual front bucket seats
  • Tilt/ telescopic steering wheel
  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Opional remote keyless entry

2019 Toyota Tacoma:

  • Tilt/ telescopic steering wheel
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Smartphone charging
  • Remote keyless entry system
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2019 Ford Ranger Vs Toyota Tacoma Safety Features

Both the 2019 Ford Ranger and the 2019 Toyota Tacoma come packed with a lot of safety features as standard as is the industry norm. However the 2019 Ford Ranger does have more safety features such as blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Warning Systems that are absent on any trim of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma. Other features that are included in the 2019 Ford Ranger include side impact beams as well as both front and rear parking sensors. The 2019 Toyota Tacoma does come with a sonar reverse camera but with no camera to the front.

2019 Ford Ranger:

  • Dual stage driver and passenger airbags
  • Side impact beams
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Pre-Collision Assist
  • Airbag occupancy sensor and rear child safety locks
  • Dynamic Hitch assist back-up camera

2019 Toyota Tacoma:

  • Toyota Safety Sense
  • Driver and Front Passenger Airbags and Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • 3-point Seatbelts
  • Dynamic Hitch assist back-up camera
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2019 Ford Ranger Vs Toyota Tacoma Trims

Despite having a lower number of trims available the 2019 Ford Ranger is considerably cheaper than the 2019 Toyota Tacoma with the lowest trim being $1,550 cheaper and the top trim 2019 Ford Ranger Lariat being cheaper than that even of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Offroad. There is no compromising or losing out on any features when choosing the 2019 Ford Ranger because of the price as you get more than you’d find in the 2019 Toyota Tacoma and it also has a much better towing capacity.

2019 Ford Ranger:

  • XL starts from $24,000
  • XLT starts from $27,940
  • Lariat starts from $32,210

2019 Toyota Tacoma:

  • SR starts from $25,550
  • SR5 starts from $27,350
  • TRD Sport starts from $32,245
  • Limited starts from $37,490
  • TRD Pro starts from $42,660
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Why Buy From Bill Kay Ford Near Matteson, IL?

Billy Kay Ford Dealership has been serving the residents of Matteson and all its surrounding suburbs for decades. We have become the number one choice of our valuable customers as being a one stop shop. When you have driven away from our dealership, our support for you doesn’t stop there.

Each of our vehicles come with a vast array of warranties as standard ensuring that you can feel protected when driving your brand new 2019 Ford Ranger around the streets of Matteson, IL. We aim to provide the best price possible across all trims of the 2019 Ford Ranger.

We are at a short drive from Matteson and look forward to see you soon!

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